INCI: Luteum ovi extract
What is Luteum ovi extract or Egg yolk?
Egg yolk is a yellow portion in the egg, makes up to 34 % of the liquid weight of the egg. Which is actually a mixture of less protein and more fat. This fat is mostly cholesterol, but apart from it, it has many other lipids as well such as phospholipids, sphingomyelins, etc. It also contains all the fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin A, D, E and K, some of vitamin b complex vitamins also and carotenoids. Egg yolk is used both the ways wet and dry form.
Use & Benefits:
Egg yolk is a natural emulsifier; it is rich in nutrients, as mentioned earlier. It is right from antioxidant to moisturizer. It also works best when applied to hair. It has a lot of good fat in it, so it nourishes skin and hair gives a unique glow. Vitamins are natural antioxidants, so they take good care of damaged skin, they not only improve the damage but also protects from further damage caused by environmental factors. It has essential amino acids also, which nourishes skin and helps replenish the supplies of skin’s stratum corneum. Thus, it heals skin from within in true sense. It implies that it can also be used as an anti-aging ingredient. It is used in toiletries, hair care, skincare, and sun care products.